The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 1 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 59 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.57% 10.91% 7.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 11.84% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 6 6
Median daily rate £550 £625 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.91 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+26.74% -
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
177 152 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.71% 92.12% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 55 50
Median daily rate £500 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £252 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £125.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+525.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Architect in the job title.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Midlands region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Architect in the job title.

1 23 (22.77%) Data Management
2 19 (18.81%) Data Quality
3 18 (17.82%) TOGAF
3 18 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (16.83%) Oracle
5 16 (15.84%) ETL
5 16 (15.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 16 (15.84%) Data Architecture
5 16 (15.84%) Master Data Management
6 15 (14.85%) Finance
7 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
7 13 (12.87%) Manufacturing
8 12 (11.88%) SAP
8 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (10.89%) Automotive
9 11 (10.89%) Information Management
9 11 (10.89%) Retail
9 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.90%) Information Security
10 10 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.91%) System Testing
11 9 (8.91%) Time Management
11 9 (8.91%) Functional Testing
11 9 (8.91%) Oracle UPK
11 9 (8.91%) PeopleSoft
11 9 (8.91%) Firewall
12 8 (7.92%) IT Governance
12 8 (7.92%) Security Architecture
13 7 (6.93%) COBIT

Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.91%) Oracle UPK
2 5 (4.95%) CMS
3 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.97%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.99%) Node.js
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SAP HCM
2 3 (2.97%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.98%) IaaS
3 2 (1.98%) PaaS
3 2 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.98%) Yammer
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) WAN
3 3 (2.97%) DNS
3 3 (2.97%) LAN
4 2 (1.98%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.98%) Skype
4 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.99%) CTI
5 1 (0.99%) Internet
5 1 (0.99%) Network Security
5 1 (0.99%) RTP
5 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) GIS
3 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Manufacturing
3 11 (10.89%) Automotive
3 11 (10.89%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.99%) J2EE
3 1 (0.99%) JSON
3 1 (0.99%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) REST
3 1 (0.99%) RFC 2833
3 1 (0.99%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.99%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.99%) SOAP
3 1 (0.99%) Spring
3 1 (0.99%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) iPad
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.99%) IVR
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Unix
3 1 (0.99%) VMS
3 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Data Management
2 18 (17.82%) TOGAF
3 16 (15.84%) Data Architecture
3 16 (15.84%) Enterprise Architecture
3 16 (15.84%) ETL
3 16 (15.84%) Master Data Management
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.89%) Information Management
5 10 (9.90%) Information Security
5 10 (9.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.91%) Functional Testing
6 9 (8.91%) System Testing
6 9 (8.91%) Time Management
6 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.92%) IT Governance
7 8 (7.92%) Security Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) Java
2 3 (2.97%) C#
3 2 (1.98%) SQL
3 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) CISA
1 5 (4.95%) CISM
1 5 (4.95%) CISSP
2 2 (1.98%) CCIE
2 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) Data Quality
2 7 (6.93%) COBIT
3 3 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.98%) BS25999
4 2 (1.98%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.98%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Oracle
2 12 (11.88%) SAP
3 9 (8.91%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (4.95%) ATG
4 5 (4.95%) BT
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.97%) Cisco
6 3 (2.97%) VMware
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) EMC
7 2 (1.98%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Infor
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.99%) Avaya
8 1 (0.99%) Google
8 1 (0.99%) NetApp